Browsing: Snaps & Opinion

Leicester City appointment shows lack of ambition

Leicester City have appointed Craig Shakespeare as their new manager on a three-year contract, but they might look back at this as a missed opportunity. The 53-year-old is a popular choice at the King Power Stadium,


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Hazard injury gives Chelsea respite over Real link

The ankle injury suffered by Eden Hazard is obviously a blow for Chelsea, but it at least allows them some respite from speculation linking him with Real Madrid. Along with Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea,


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Swansea City boss may now regret Sigurdsson praise

Now Swansea City have secured their place in next season’s Premier League, Paul Clement may regret the praise he heaped on Gylfi Sigurdsson earlier this term. A 2-0 win at Sunderland on Saturday afternoon meant the


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Who were the top stars of Chelsea’s title glory?

Chelsea sealed their sixth league title on Friday evening, and here, takefootball rate the men who made Antonio Conte’s debut season in England so successful. As much as the Blues have been in control of the


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Celta stunner provides evidence of La Liga strength

Luis Enrique believes Celta Vigo’s stunning win over his Barcelona side is evidence that La Liga is a lot stronger than many pundits believe. The Premier League is widely regarded as the best league in European


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Can West Ham United upset Premier League’s order?

Another impressive away win for West Ham United on Saturday evening has raised the question of their ability to finish in the Premier League’s top four. The Hammers caused the surprise of the opening weekend of


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Suarez is beginning to repay Barcelona’s £75m outlay

He may have made a less than spectacular start to life in Spain, but Luis Suarez is beginning to prove he is worth the £75million Barcelona paid for him. After firing Liverpool to the verge of


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Time for Manchester United to place faith in Rooney

As Manchester United look to bounce back from their defeat to Southampton, Louis van Gaal could do a lot worse than reinstate Wayne Rooney as his leading striker. After last season’s seventh place Premier League finish


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Can Martinez dislodge Szczesny as Arsenal’s No 1?

Having kept clean sheets in each of his three appearances this season, Emiliano Martinez has his sights set on becoming Arsenal’s number one goalkeeper. The Argentine shot-stopped arrived in England during the summer of 2010, when


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Redknapp may not get chance to consider QPR options

Harry Redknapp has revealed he will only consider a new contract at Queens Park Rangers at the end of the season, but will be even get to such a stage? The 67-year-old succeeded Mark Hughes as


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